Long Way Down

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© Sarah Terokowskie
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 13, 2009
TakenJanuary 12, 2009
Exposure1/30 sec at f/3.2
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length4.7 mm
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I'm not afraid of heights, but to be honest, this shot made me a little dizzy.

134 responses

  • Melvyn Goh

    Melvyn Goh said (13 Jan 2009):

    nice! =)

  • Gustavo Boyzo

    Gustavo Boyzo gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    Yes nice shot!! Where did you take this?

  • Chris Blackhurst

    Chris Blackhurst (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    That is stunning! I love the crimson of the tiling!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    Nice composition and clarity!

  • Giovanni Mannara'

    Giovanni Mannara' gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    you did a good job!

  • Ted Opderbeck

    Ted Opderbeck gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    What a great shot - love the patterns and color contrast

  • Norman Caldwell

    Norman Caldwell (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    it is very dizzying! nice comp!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (13 Jan 2009):


  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    Wow...great image. What a neat place.

  • Markus Jentes

    Markus Jentes (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    This is spectacular Sarah!

  • bill banks

    bill banks gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    sweet shot

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    Great shot, I'm dizzy just looking at your picture! Where is this?

  • Steve Smith

    Steve Smith   said (13 Jan 2009):

    Love it.

  • John W Decker

    John W Decker (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    The Vertigo Veranda!!!

  • Ivan Boden

    Ivan Boden said (14 Jan 2009):

    Like a Chambered Nautlilus!
    Well done!

  • Angelo Narciso

    Angelo Narciso gave props (14 Jan 2009):

    wonderful whirlpool!

  • Jennifer Nash

    Jennifer Nash gave props (14 Jan 2009):

    great swirling rhythm!

  • Kurt Nimmo

    Kurt Nimmo gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    Nice, but I get vertigo!

  • marilu

    marilu (Deleted) gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    Amazing capture!

  • Mark Upfield

    Mark Upfield said (15 Jan 2009):

    amazing composition :D love this shot

  • Sarah Houdmont

    Sarah Houdmont gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    Love this shot.

  • Amy Terokowskie

    Amy Terokowskie   said (15 Jan 2009):

    Where is this??
    Did you ever think about doing it in black and white??

  • Jeremy Day

    Jeremy Day gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    yep, superb!

  • Sarah Terokowskie

    Sarah Terokowskie said (15 Jan 2009):

    I'll have to try it in black and white, might look cool.

  • Trish Meyer

    Trish Meyer (Deleted) gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    Great shot! It's probably not the height itself that caused your dizziness, but the descending spirals that have the same effect on some of those including me, viewing the shot.

  • JS Daniel

    JS Daniel gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful shot!!

  • TJ Odom

    TJ Odom gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    Love the shot! Makes me a little dizzy just thinking about standing there and looking down.

  • Kayla Shulka

    Kayla Shulka gave props (16 Jan 2009):

    i love the colors in this one a lot

  • stephanie a

    stephanie a gave props (16 Jan 2009):

    Nice capture..

  • Anne McGlynn

    Anne McGlynn gave props (17 Jan 2009):

    Love the composition and colour in this one, Sarah!

  • Kurt Schmidt

    Kurt Schmidt gave props (17 Jan 2009):

    Great photo! Love the colors...

  • Linda Bergman

    Linda Bergman gave props (17 Jan 2009):

    Great shot. You can experience how far up you shot from.


    PINAKI SARKAR gave props (17 Jan 2009):

    absolutely brilliant shot

  • chp

    chp gave props (18 Jan 2009):

    Lovely :)

  • Biff Wellington

    Biff Wellington said (19 Jan 2009):

    great capture... worth conquering the fear to get huh?

  • Chris Ti

    Chris Ti said (20 Jan 2009):

    awesome color, i think this shot worth for your dizzy :-)

  • Bruckner Erich

    Bruckner Erich gave props (20 Jan 2009):

    Wow.. very nicely done. Love the composition.

  • Jenise Brown

    Jenise Brown gave props (22 Jan 2009):

    Awesome shot!

  • Nicole DeVita

    Nicole DeVita gave props (22 Jan 2009):

    Nice Shot!!

  • Detlef Rimkus

    Detlef Rimkus gave props (23 Jan 2009):

    wonderful photo, like the perspective!

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2009):

    Fantastic perspective and colors, love it!

  • Thomas Williams

    Thomas Williams gave props (26 Jan 2009):

    You really take the observer into this scene, an important accomplishment!

  • May Vokaty

    May Vokaty gave props (27 Jan 2009):

    Lovely composition!

  • Farras Abdelnour

    Farras Abdelnour gave props (31 Jan 2009):

    lovely shot!

  • Emile Abbott

    Emile Abbott said (3 Feb 2009):


  • David Verlic

    David Verlic gave props (4 Feb 2009):


  • Pat Rice

    Pat Rice gave props (4 Feb 2009):

    Yep. Gettin it. Comp is right on.

  • Eldora

    Eldora gave props (5 Feb 2009):

    beautiful colours and image, :)

  • Robert Allan

    Robert Allan gave props (5 Feb 2009):

    This is a beautiful shot Sarah!

  • Deborah Austin

    Deborah Austin said (6 Feb 2009):

    Looks like a good place for a movie scene. Love the spiral stairs and the lighting.

  • Ev Henke

    Ev Henke gave props (7 Feb 2009):

    like the view!

  • Halliwell Photographics

    Halliwell Photographics gave props (8 Feb 2009):


  • Joe Carzon

    Joe Carzon (Deleted) gave props (9 Feb 2009):

    This is great!! the symmetry add sto the effect of height!!

  • Alphonso Whitfield

    Alphonso Whitfield said (11 Feb 2009):

    Great framing.

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (13 Feb 2009):

    great capture

  • Roberto Noto

    Roberto Noto gave props (15 Feb 2009):

    perfect shot !

  • Jonathan Davis

    Jonathan Davis said (15 Feb 2009):

    Wonderful composition, and the colors are fantastic!

  • Distant

    Distant (Deleted) gave props (15 Feb 2009):

    I love your photos...I could look at these all day!

  • Betsy Thraves

    Betsy Thraves gave props (18 Feb 2009):

    Very cool. I'd love to go there.

  • Bystander

    Bystander gave props (21 Feb 2009):

    Visually stunning!

  • Kristen Horn

    Kristen Horn (Deleted) said (22 Feb 2009):

    Lovely photo.

  • John Gresham

    John Gresham gave props (22 Feb 2009):

    How is this not a "Hot Photo?"

  • Minno Ramírez Terrón

    Minno Ramírez Terrón gave props (23 Feb 2009):


  • eyal leave

    eyal leave said (25 Feb 2009):

    Love this! it is awesome!

  • Ryan Ner

    Ryan Ner gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    Beautiful. Almost hypnotic.

  • Christina Pomoni

    Christina Pomoni (Deleted) said (25 Feb 2009):

    I feel that if I let myself, I 'm gonna fall. It's so vivid.

  • Paige Gillenwater

    Paige Gillenwater said (26 Feb 2009):

    I Love this! i wish i could shoot sumthing like this but i dont have nethang like tht round were i live...but i wanna go to the kansas colliseum and up to the top and shoot down.

  • Maegan

    Maegan said (5 Mar 2009):

    wow. stunning.

  • William Bullimore

    William Bullimore gave props (12 Mar 2009):

    Lots of depth to this photo Sarah. Wonderful.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (18 Mar 2009):

    Nice composition and clarity!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (19 Mar 2009):

    Fantastic Shot!!!

  • Raphael Borja

    Raphael Borja said (3 Apr 2009):

    Beautiful perspective, shape and colour.

  • Manon Boily

    Manon Boily (Deleted) gave props (12 Apr 2009):

    beautiful place!

  • Tori Lindo

    Tori Lindo gave props (13 Apr 2009):

    very cool

  • marc ling

    marc ling gave props (18 Apr 2009):

    same way up ...

  • Loretta Stephens

    Loretta Stephens (Deleted) said (19 Apr 2009):

    The red accent is a bonus to this image!

  • Cheteze Tamang

    Cheteze Tamang said (19 Apr 2009):

    Great Shot

  • nema' etebar

    nema' etebar said (22 Apr 2009):

    nice shot..

  • Jennifer Martinez

    Jennifer Martinez said (30 Apr 2009):

    Is this at the Mission inn?

  • Sarah Terokowskie

    Sarah Terokowskie said (1 May 2009):

    Yes it is, very good :)

  • Mauricio Herrera

    Mauricio Herrera gave props (4 May 2009):

    nice shot

  • Al Pence

    Al Pence gave props (9 May 2009):

    This is very cool! Nice shooting!

  • Ali Alkhudair

    Ali Alkhudair said (21 May 2009):

    Nice Shot ,

  • Kanin Howell

    Kanin Howell gave props (26 May 2009):

    good stuff


    JOE FAILK gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    Yes it rocks Vote!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    Totally Awesome

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    Came back to vote.

  • Bryan Crump

    Bryan Crump gave props (5 Jun 2009):

    beautiful shot

  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (6 Jun 2009):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    Oh...Yeah! It rocks!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    a wonderful shot! yes!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    Excellent dizzying shot! voting.

  • Daniel Saldana

    Daniel Saldana gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    Excellent! Love the depth

  • Bonnie Woodson

    Bonnie Woodson (Deleted) gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    Wow you can get lost looking at this Fantastic Voted :-)

  • Josephine M.

    Josephine M. gave props (13 Jun 2009):

    Wow, looks like you could fall into the picture.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   said (15 Jun 2009):

    Your body of work reveals that you have indeed found yourself--and then some. I like and identify with what you see, and how you express seeing it.

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    A very interesting shot and entry to the theme well done you have my vote!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    Makes me dizzy, too, but love it. My vote.

  • Julianna O'Brien

    Julianna O'Brien gave props (18 Jun 2009):

    stunning!! great pov...

  • Tim Tolentino

    Tim Tolentino gave props (18 Jun 2009):

    This is so amazing! It made me dizzy too, haha! Where was this taken?

  • The Wanderer

    The Wanderer gave props (20 Jun 2009):


  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    great pov! my vote

  • Camil Seisanu

    Camil Seisanu gave props (25 Jun 2009):

    perfect for the theme, i like it much ! :) V+

  • Marek Glinka

    Marek Glinka gave props (25 Jun 2009):

    well done!! voted!

  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (28 Jun 2009):


  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (28 Jun 2009):

    Voted !

  • Shawn Palmquist

    Shawn Palmquist gave props (29 Jun 2009):

    Wow, excellent shot... perfect for the theme!

  • patrick john o'doherty

    patrick john o'doherty said (4 Jul 2009):

    llove this

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Absolutely fantastic shot! My vote

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    A real beauty of a shot, Sarah!! My vote.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (14 Jul 2009):

    Awesome shot! Voted!

  • Rebecca Sheehan

    Rebecca Sheehan gave props (22 Jul 2009):

    nice shot! I have a picture like that from inside a lighthouse but it came out a little dark. This shot is beautiful though!

  • uttamkumar pal

    uttamkumar pal said (23 Jul 2009):


  • Jeff Clark

    Jeff Clark gave props (1 Aug 2009):

    Excellent POV and focal length, great image!

  • Irina Gagarina

    Irina Gagarina gave props (6 Aug 2009):

    !нравится! like it!

  • Heaven Man

    Heaven Man gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    Good idea!Voted!

  • Camille Javal

    Camille Javal gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    Wow Sarah! This is awesome! Great work!

  • Dawn Duffield

    Dawn Duffield (Deleted) gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    This is amazing!

  • Taylor B.

    Taylor B. (Deleted) said (19 Aug 2009):

    Getting vertigo just looking at it! It draws me right in.

  • Janos Nezo

    Janos Nezo gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    Amazing shot!

  • Michael Diamond

    Michael Diamond said (27 Aug 2009):

    Wow...that has to be the most amazing spiral staircase I have ever seen!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (28 Aug 2009):

    Vertigo! :-) Voted!

  • Arman Barbuco

    Arman Barbuco gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    Cool photo.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (4 Sep 2009):


  • Sergio Velázquez

    Sergio Velázquez gave props (7 Sep 2009):

    was just saying how the black and white added to it. maybe not.......

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    Freat shot!! I love the light and POV. My vote!

  • Bermi Shutter

    Bermi Shutter gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    very cool...voted

  • Janos Nezo

    Janos Nezo gave props (11 Sep 2009):

    I'm back to vote.

  • Dan Klimek

    Dan Klimek said (30 Jan 2010):

    Great shot. And I just like it better in color.

  • Blue Dot Studio

    Blue Dot Studio gave props (23 Mar 2010):

    cool composition

  • Vasileios Gretsistas

    Vasileios Gretsistas gave props (17 Sep 2010):


  • veronica garza-kyle

    veronica garza-kyle gave props (4 May 2011):

    yep just a little dizzy! Great composition!!!

  • Dennis Watts

    Dennis Watts gave props (9 Oct 2011):

    Fantastic Image, I love the Mission Inn it is a wonderful place to shoot when they let you.

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